Baby and Pre-School Swimming Instructor: Little Nessies


Role Purpose:

Teaching babies to swim truly is the best job in the world! We are recruiting new swimming teachers for our established private swimming venues, working with babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. Demand for lessons is soaring, as every parent wants their child to learn to swim. We are looking for dedicated instructors to deliver our parent and child learn to swim programme to a high standard through all venues covering Lanarkshire, Glasgow and Livingston. Reporting to the Operations Manager and ensuring all customers are provided with an excellent level of service.

Don’t worry if you are not qualified, it does not stop you from being part of our team! Little Nessies will pay 50% of your course qualification training fees!

Main Duties

  • To plan and deliver lessons ensuring adherence to the scheme of work and lesson plans
  • Ensure safe provision of all equipment and ensure it is used correctly
  • Identify child’s abilities and encourage them to reach their full potential
  • Plan and deliver sessions appropriate to the level and age of child
  • Provide explanations and demonstrate swimming techniques
  • To be a positive role model, creating a positive and fun environment in which to motivate and encourage children and adults to participate in swimming
  • Set ground rules for each session
  • Ensure children are wearing the correct swim attire
  • To attend regular meetings with the Operations Manager as and when necessary


  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude towards swimming
  • Good communicator with perseverance and patience
  • The ability to inspire confidence and motivate parents and children
  • The ability to encourage people and put them at ease
  • An understanding of how to differentiate in a teaching session
  • Professional, punctual and well-organised person responsible for the implementation of swimming classes
  • Flexibility to work weekdays, evenings and weekends

Additional Requirements:

Ideal candidate will hold the following qualifications or equivalent:

  • Baby & Pre-School Swimming Qualification
  • Level 2 Swimming Teacher or equivalent
  • Pool Lifeguard or Pool Emergency Procedures
  • First Aid at work
  • PVG Scheme Member

Salary and Benefits:

  • Training rate from £8.50 per hour 
  • Experienced teachers £12 -£16 per hour dependant on experience 
  • Employed basis including benefits such as qualifiable pension scheme, holiday entitlement and discounted swimming lessons for own children. 

To apply

Please email a copy of your CV along with a covering letter to

Date published: 20 September 2021
Date updated: 24 September 2021


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